County Corn Yields Are In

Dane County was the highest-ranking county for corn for grain production with 30 million bushels produced, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Grant, Lafayette, Rock, and Dodge counties rounded out the top five. One other county had production of more than 20 million bushels and that sixth county was Columbia.

Lafayette led all counties with an average yield of 210 bushels per acre. Grant (207.8), Pierce (200), Dodge (199.9), and Milwaukee (197.3) counties rounded out the top five.

Five other counties surpassed the 190 bushel mark in 2023, which included Dane, Iowa, Fond du Lac, Walworth, and Racine.